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Amazon wants to eat enterprise IT alive

The full scope of Amazon's ambitions emerged at re:Invent last week: AWS thinks its cloud will be the enterprise platform of the future

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How AWS, Azure, and Google import data in bulk

Curious how the major cloud providers migrate data en masse to the cloud? Here's what Amazon, Microsoft, and Google offer


Amazon upgrades container services to keep up with Google, Docker

A distributed registry, a CLI, and slicker scheduling have landed in Amazon's container system to help it keep up with the competition

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Alibaba sets up second data center in the US in $1B cloud expansion

Launch of a second data center in Silicon Valley enables Internet companies in China to expand their businesses in North America, Alibaba says

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7 warnings to heed before a cloud migration

Veterans of cloud deployments offer tips about hardware, legacy systems, and staff

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It's time: Out with 'cloud,' in with computing

Cloud computing is now simply a pattern of computing, but no one's about to retire the term


A quick look at Amazon QuickSight

Matt Wood, GM of Product Strategy for Amazon Web Services, chats with Network World about the company's QuickSight offering. The new offering gives AWS users business analytics from cloud-based services.

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AWS Mobile Hub streamlines app dev

Amazon introduces Mobile Hub for easier, faster app delivery and adds Python support to AWS Lambda

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Jaws takes a bite out of AWS Lambda app deployment

Applications without servers, containers, or infrastructure? The Jaws framework attempts to deliver exactly that for AWS Lambda

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Microsoft: Go old-school to lock down Office from changes

Microsoft tells businesses to purchase one-time licenses -- not an Office 365 subscription -- if they don't want to receive constant changes

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AWS security and compliance tools embrace enterprise clouds

Two new Amazon cloud products proactively deal with security issues before they become security and compliance problems

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NoSQL simply isn't hip anymore

The once red-hot database technology is losing its luster, as NoSQL reaches mass adoption


Why containers are important for enterprise IT

At the AWS Re:Invent show in Las Vegas, Network World chats with Deepak Singh, GM of Amazon's Container Service, about the importance of containers in a cloud environment.


Cloud veterans offer advice

IT pros offer advice for a successful cloud migration at the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas.


Amazon standing up to rivals

Amazon Web Services executives said they are standing up to the competition facing the company from rivals including Google, Microsoft, Salesforce and IBM.

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Ingest, upload, analyze: AWS wraps up data in the cloud

At Re:Invent, Amazon Web Services offer new options for all phases of data in the cloud

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Microsoft expands FastTrack service to aid Office 365 migration for businesses

Microsoft now lets anyone with a major Office 365 ProPlus subscription get access to its migration services all the time

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Meet Project Orca, SAP's new, Hana-based analytics tool

Due in Q4, Orca will be built natively on the Hana Cloud Platform

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